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Assessment Subjects

Each NAEP assessment tests students on a variety of academic subjects. For the 2000 assessments, subject tests included mathematics, reading, and science.

2000 National Main Assessment:

  • Mathematics - grades 4, 8, and 12

  • Reading - grade 4 only

  • Science - grades 4, 8, and 12

2000 State Assessment:

  • Mathematics - grades 4 and 8

  • Science - grades 4 and 8

Sample designs for both assessments ensure that school and student samples for each subject represent their respective target populations.

Last updated 19 March 2008 (GF)

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